State Court Civil Jury Trials
This page utilizes a sampling that comprises about 6.5 thousand state tort, contract, and real property cases terminated during fiscal 1992 by means of a jury trial in the general jurisdiction trial court of 45 of the nation's most populous counties. The data were gathered and assembled by the National Center for State Courts and disseminated by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
include the subject matter category (branches
of tort, contract, and real property), the type
of parties, the dates of filing and termination
in the trial court, the procedural method of
disposition, and who prevailed in what
(To get further information that should help in defining the critical terms, you can click on the highlighted terms or go to the 920KB ICPSR state codebook readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Also, the appendices to that codebook include three articles, produced by the DOJ's Bureau of Justice Statistics, that use and explain this database.)
This page makes the database available to you for performing certain statistical analyses.
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